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Former Cedar Rapids Teacher Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation

LINN COUNTY, Iowa  —  A former Cedar Rapids teacher convicted of having sex with a student will spend 90 days in jail.

A Linn County judge convicted Mary Beth Haglin of sexual exploitation by a school employee in December.  54 more words

News

Editorial: Linn numbers for employment still sunny

Linn County’s climb out of the great recession continues at a slow and steady pace, and the last set of county employment numbers struck us as particularly worth celebrating. 56 more words

Opinion

Editorial: Trump election cools off plans for monument

Say what you will about President Donald Trump, but his election certainly takes the wind out of the sails of a proposal to develop a Douglas fir national monument in Linn and Marion counties. 45 more words

Opinion

Rainbow Falls (Linn County)

The journey to Rainbow Falls is nothing special – a fairly easy bushwhack from a dirt road through the undergrowth down to the creek. The creek and the waterfall, however, are a different story. 277 more words

Hike

Erasing local minimum wage gains

The state minimum wage in Iowa has been stuck at $7.25 for over nine years. But because of the actions of four county boards, a third of the private-sector workers in the state are now covered by a local minimum wage ordinance. 614 more words

Organization

ODOT appeals Love's truck stop

The Oregon Department of Transportation last week appealed a proposed Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store that is planned in the city of Millersburg, asking that a planning commission approval of a site plan review be overturned. 41 more words

Dept. Of Transportation

Bridges of Linn County

When Linn County Roadmaster Darrin Lane talks about backlogged bridge maintenance issues, it’s much like the old algebra equation of two trains leaving distant cities, each traveling at different speeds. 19 more words

Albany Democrat Herald